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North Jersey Notes: White Knuckle Battery

This Friday night, Jan. 23, my band Hostel Inc. will be playing with a pretty cool band that seems to be based out of this area and Virginia. The name of the band is White Knuckle Battery, and from the sounds o...
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Local Noise: Plainfield Slim

“About 10 or 15 years ago I started going back to the origins of the old blues players,” snarls Plainfield Slim in his raspy, central Jersey drawl, sounding as much like an old blues master himself as any of th...
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North Jersey Notes Updates

I was recently contacted by Deathrash bassist Pat Burns who told me in an email that the band, a thrash metal outfit from the mid-1980s, will be playing their first show in 20 years at Dingbatz in Clifton, NJ, ...
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North Jersey Notes: Zach Macko

Managing Editor Patrick Slevin introduced me to some pretty interesting music recently. Patrick knows how hard it is to find a good artist to feature each week and he felt this week’s artist was worthy of some ...
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North Jersey Notes: Borgo Pass

One band that has really been tickling my fancy lately is a band out of Long Island, NY. I’m not sure if they’ve made it across the river yet to our shores of NJ, but they should! The name of the band is Borgo ...